THE heavyweights continue to dominate the headlines now that the division has had a fire lit under it following the recent return of Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua’s shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr., not to mention the hot streaks that WBC holder Deontay Wilder and the organisation’s long-suffering, top-ranked contender Dillian Whyte are currently enjoying.
Eddie Hearn’s main concern is securing a rematch between Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) and Ruiz (32-1, 22 KOs), which is expected to take place in the boxing backwaters of America rather than in front of a packed house here in the UK. The post-Brexit madness that made too many British fans, and a few too many so-called experts, argue that the UK had a case for stating that it was the centre of the boxing world has subsided and the rematch looks likely for New York later this year.
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